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Deradicalizing Islamist Extremists

by Stacie L. Pettyjohn Christopher Boucek Jeremy J. Ghez Angel Rabasa

Measures to prevent vulnerable individuals from radicalizing and to rehabilitate those who have already embraced Islamist extremism have been implemented in several Middle Eastern, Southeast Asian, and European countries. This monograph describes and assesses the strengths and weaknesses of these programs and proposes steps that can be taken to promote and accelerate deradicalization processes.

Overseas Basing of U.S. Military Forces: An Assessment of Relative Costs and Strategic Benefits

by Michael J. Lostumbo Michael J. Mcnerney Eric Peltz Derek Eaton David R. Frelinger Victoria A. Greenfield John Halliday Patrick Mills Bruce R. Nardulli Stacie L. Pettyjohn Jerry M. Sollinger Stephen M. Worman

This independent assessment is a comprehensive study of the strategic benefits, risks, and costs of U. S. military presence overseas. The report provides policymakers a way to evaluate the range of strategic benefits and costs that follow from revising the U. S. overseas military presence by characterizing how this presence contributes to assurance, deterrence, responsiveness, and security cooperation goals.

The Posture Triangle: A New Framework for U.S. Air Force Global Presence

by Stacie L. Pettyjohn Alan J. Vick

U.S. Air Force (USAF) global posture--its overseas forces, facilities, and arrangements with partner nations--faces a variety of fiscal, political, and military challenges. This report seeks to identify why the USAF needs a global posture, where it needs basing and access, the types of security partnerships that minimize peacetime access risk, and the amount of forward presence that the USAF requires.

U.S. Global Defense Posture, 1783-2011

by Stacie L. Pettyjohn

The evolution of the U. S. global defense posture from 1783 to the present offers important lessons for dealing with similar problems in the future.

U.S. Overseas Military Presence: What Are the Strategic Choices?

by Lynn E. Davis Stacie L. Pettyjohn Melanie W. Sisson Stephen M. Worman Michael J. Mcnerney

The role of the United States and its global military presence are under debate in the face of changing strategic and economic realities. The authors present a menu of global postures and compare them in terms of the U. S. Air Force bases, combat forces, active-duty personnel, and base operating costs. Ultimately, the choice will depend on perspectives on the role overseas military presence can play in achieving U. S. global security interests.

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